Beach Boys Genius Brian Wilson Sets “Pet Sounds” 50th Anniversary Tour Dates For 2016

Brian Wilson, co-founder of The Beach Boys and lead architect of their early sound, has announced 2016 world tour dates in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Pet Sounds album.

He'll be performing the album in its entirety, with a setlist including hit songs and fan favorites. Joining him for the concerts will be former Beach Boys bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin. The tour is scheduled to kick off in late March in Australia and continue into late July, then pick back up again in September and wrap up in October.

When do Brian Wilson Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary 2016 tour tickets go on sale and what is the presale code?

Updated Jan 29, 2016: Tickets are now on sale to the general public. Check the links below for the concert you're interested in. Scroll below the tour dates for presale information.


Saturday, Aug 26 Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin, and Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, CA Tickets & Info Friday, Sep 15 Brian Wilson at Casino New Brunswick in Moncton, NB Tickets & Info Saturday, Sep 16 Brian Wilson at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, NS Tickets & Info Monday, Sep 18 Brian Wilson at Centre In The Square in Kitchener, ON Tickets & Info Tuesday, Sep 19 Brian Wilson at Kodak Hall At Eastman Theatre in Rochester, NY Tickets & Info Thursday, Sep 21 Brian Wilson at The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT Tickets & Info Friday, Sep 22 Brian Wilson at Orpheum Theatre in Boston, MA Tickets & Info Saturday, Sep 23 Brian Wilson at Radio City Music Hall in New York, NY Tickets & Info Monday, Sep 25 Brian Wilson at American Music Theatre in Lancaster, PA Tickets & Info Tuesday, Sep 26 Brian Wilson at Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ Tickets & Info Friday, Sep 29 Brian Wilson at Zeiterion Theatre in New Bedford, MA Tickets & Info Saturday, Sep 30 Brian Wilson at Golden Nugget in Atlantic City, NJ Tickets & Info Sunday, Oct 1 Brian Wilson at Crouse Hinds Theater in Syracuse, NY Tickets & Info Tuesday, Oct 3 Brian Wilson at Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend, IN Tickets & Info Wednesday, Oct 4 Brian Wilson at Stranahan Theater in Toledo, OH Tickets & Info Friday, Oct 6 Brian Wilson at Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, IL Tickets & Info Saturday, Oct 7 Brian Wilson at Belterra Casino Resort and Spa in Florence, IN Tickets & Info Sunday, Oct 8 Brian Wilson at Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, IL Tickets & Info Thursday, Oct 12 Brian Wilson at Fresno Fairgrounds in Fresno, CA Tickets & Info Friday, Oct 13 Brian Wilson at Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA Tickets & Info Saturday, Oct 14 Brian Wilson at Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, CA Tickets & Info

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Primary tickets are being distributed through Ticketmaster, Live Nation, AXS, Ticketek, and local venues.

The general public on-sale for the newly announced North American and UK tour dates begins as early as January 28, 2016.

Before then, there are a few presales happening. Facebook presales are currently underway. VIP Package, Ticketmaster, American Express cardholders, and local radio / venue presales begin as early as January 27. Live Nation, LN Mobile App, and Citi cardmember presales begin as early as January 28.

The presale code for some venues is SLOOP. The Live Nation presale offer code is ICONIC and the LN mobile app password is COVERT.

There is additional info at Brian Wilson's official website. We suggest you go sign up for Brian Wilson's free email newsletter (located at the bottom of the page), as well as your local venue's email newsletter, in addition to following them on social media to get the most up-to-date information.

Keep in mind, each date can be different. Some concerts are currently on-sale, and a few are even sold out already. Click the links above for the show you're interested in.

Released on May 16, 1966, Pet Sounds is widely considered one of the greatest albums of all time, with popular songs including "God Only Knows," "Sloop John B," and "Wouldn't It Be Nice."

If you don't have Pet Sounds in your collection yet, pick it up on Amazon.

For the latest music, news, and tour dates from Brian Wilson, check out his Zumic artist page.

The Beach Boys Pet Sounds album cover art